College Basketball Power Index

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The College Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of performance going forward. BPI represents how many points above or below average a team is. Strength of Record (SOR) is a measure of team accomplishment based on how difficult a team's W-L record is to achieve. Game predictions account for opponent strength, pace of play, site, travel distance, day's rest and altitude, and are used to simulate the season 10,000 times to produce season projections. Numbers update daily.

BPI Leader
Villanova
36-4
SOS Leader
North Carolina
26-11
SOR Leader
Villanova
36-4
NCAAM RPI Leader
Virginia
31-3
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1GonzagaGONZWCC32-510901524
2Saint Mary'sSMCWCC30-6282535839
3BYUBYUWCC24-11821117765
4San DiegoUSDWCC20-14139148144144
5San FranciscoSFWCC22-17174133156162
6PacificPACWCC14-18189123202184
7Loyola MarymountLMUWCC11-20245112247271
8PortlandPORTWCC10-22280125289281
9PepperdinePEPPWCC6-26286108323311
10Santa ClaraSCUWCC11-20291155278251

Glossary

  • BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
  • SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
  • SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
  • RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).

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